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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Washington, DC Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Washington, DC are 5.40% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Washington, DC are 14.62% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Washington, DC are 24.18% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Washington, DC are 8.88% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Washington, DC are 6.59% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Washington, DC is 7.45% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 $ 15.00 $      -16.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $ 70.00 $      -6.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.25 $      -9.38 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 6.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.18 $ 4.40 $      +5.43 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.93 $ 1.87 $      -3.15 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.54 $ 1.57 $      +2.01 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.86 $ 3.73 $      -3.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.01 $ 2.82 $      -6.35 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.79 $ 1.89 $      -32.22 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.05 $ 3.29 $      +7.67 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.51 $ 5.93 $      +7.53 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.72 $ 5.08 $      +7.75 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.32 $ 6.21 $      +16.77 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.33 $ 2.21 $      -5.42 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.05 $ 0.72 $      -31.69 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.12 $ 1.32 $      -37.77 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.98 $ 2.07 $      +4.70 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.28 $ 1.00 $      -22.22 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.25 $ 1.31 $      +5.10 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.09 $ 1.97 $      -5.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.20 $ 2.14 $      -2.83 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 16.00 $      +6.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.47 $ 3.67 $      +48.65 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.61 $ 4.00 $      +53.42 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 $ 9.00 $      -30.77 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.50 $      -9.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 $ 200.00 $      +66.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.50 $      +40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.50 $      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 27.50 $      -8.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.61 $ 2.51 $      -3.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 20,000.00 $      -13.04 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,673.20 $ 21,279.38 $      +8.16 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 125.92 $ 123.68 $      -1.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.10 $      -6.04 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.34 $ 63.00 $      +6.17 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.57 $ 61.90 $      -16.99 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 41.25 $ 19.62 $      -52.42 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 13.00 $      -13.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,889.58 $ 1,783.33 $      -5.62 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,444.44 $ 18,000.00 $      -34.41 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.89 $ 46.65 $      -11.80 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.46 $ 31.67 $      -25.42 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.32 $ 75.45 $      -13.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 114.13 $ 117.53 $      +2.98 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,005.98 $ 2,157.11 $      -28.24 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,883.51 $ 1,646.17 $      -12.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,859.38 $ 4,042.86 $      -31.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,307.26 $ 2,810.53 $      -15.02 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,137.04 $ 568.98 $      -49.96 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 640.34 $ 267.90 $      -58.16 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,534.48 $ 4,159.79 $      -8.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.86 3.65      -5.54 %
Last update: July 2017July 2017
Contributors:550216
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: USD